Where there is no law, but every man does what is right in his own eyes, there is the least of real liberty
Henry M. Robert

№9, (2007)

03/20/2007 - 00:00

Too early to be complacent

The Verkhovna Rada of Ukraine recently passed a law that will punish people who try to cash in on smuggling scrap metal, wood, mushrooms, berries, and other things from the Chornobyl zone. Offenders...
03/20/2007 - 00:00

Bilhorod, the “outpost of Kyiv city”

We all remember the words from a heroic narrative poem (bylina), “Near the glorious city of Kyiv... there was an outpost of heroic warriors.” This outpost may well have been Bilhorod, the famous city...
03/20/2007 - 00:00

Holodomor of 1932-33 as genocide: gaps in the evidential basis

Such world-scale catastrophes as the Ukrainian Holodomor of 1932-33 will never be perceived by society as a theoretical academic issue, a problem of purely scholarly importance. The tragedy of the...
03/20/2007 - 00:00

With one left hook

One left hook was enough for Volodymyr Klychko (Wladimir Klitschko) to beat his latest opponent. The next American hope - the two-meter-tall Ray Austin - lost as a result of a TKO by the second...
03/20/2007 - 00:00

This week in history

March 20 1669: The Cossack Council of Officers resolves to recognize Right-Bank Ukraine as a Turkish protectorate. 1944: Soviet troops force the Germans to retreat from Vinnytsia. March 21 1927: The...
03/20/2007 - 00:00

Will we get our own Nader’s Raiders?

Germans live by the principle “The consumer is king.” Ukraine has a long way to go to reach this standard. But things are slowly shifting. The State Committee of Ukraine on Technical Regulation and...
03/20/2007 - 00:00

Creative diversity and the national prize: a bumpy road

The Taras Shevchenko Prize awards ceremony took place at the National Opera and Ballet Theater as part of the festivities commemorating Shevchenko’s 193rd birth anniversary. This year’s winners are...
03/20/2007 - 00:00

“Politicians are easier to photograph-they are typical”

In Kostiantyn Chernichkin’s family photography is a real man’s profession. This father and his two sons do not treat it as mere work or a craft. To them photography is, above all, art. At The Day ’s...
03/20/2007 - 00:00

Tim BARROW: “Ukraine’s future relations with the EU will be determined by the progress of reforms”

Before being appointed Ambassador of Great Britain to Ukraine in July 2006, Tim Barrow had made several visits to our country. He first traveled to Ukraine when it was part of the Soviet Union. Later...
03/20/2007 - 00:00

Better to see once

Ukrainian television failed to show the UEFA Cup second knockout round, 1st-leg match between Sevilla, the Spanish championship’s “fifth best,” and Ukraine’s champion Shakhtar Donetsk. The crowds of...
03/20/2007 - 00:00

Heavy seas

This event is dedicated to the 85th anniversary of the Kyiv-based Museum of Russian Art and the 190th birthday of the famous artist, Ivan Aivazovsky. Among the 50 canvases displayed there are...
03/20/2007 - 00:00

Undiscovered Ukraine

Although the pace of the Ukrainian tourism sector is picking up, it is still too slow, difficult, and sometimes barely visible. The Ministry of Culture and Tourism is certain that Ukraine will have a...
03/20/2007 - 00:00

Stefanie BABST: “Integration into the EU and NATO are processes that supplement each other”

Everyone cares about image. NATO created the Public Diplomacy Division for this very purpose. This division is headed by Dr. Stefanie BABST, assistant to NATO’s General Secretary on questions of...
03/20/2007 - 00:00

Save a Ukrainian library!

The Day has received a cry for help from Ukrainian residents of Moscow. The city authorities want to close Russia’s only Library of Ukrainian Literature by “reorganizing” it as a Library of the...
03/20/2007 - 00:00

Patriarch of Ukrainian poets in Poland

This year the poet Ostap Lapski was awarded the Shevchenko Prize for his collections of poems In Search of Myself and On Both Sides of the Truth. He was not destined to receive it personally from...

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